The deadly asbestos trade

Asbestos is a mineral with long, thin fibrous crystals. The word asbestos (῾ἀσβεστος) is derived from a Greek adjective meaning inextinguishable. The Greeks termed…

Is Acacia link with Microsoft just smoke? BayStar Capital and the dead SCO!

In terms of proving a link between Microsoft and Acacia this is smoke, just as the move of two Microsoft executives to Acacia unit…

Patent suit against Linux has a Kevin Bacon-esque connection to Microsoft

It appears as though the first patent suit against Linux — targeting Red Hat and Novell — is now official. According to Groklaw’s Pamela…

What would happen if Microsoft actually bought out Novell?

I started to think today that the implications to the Linux / UNIX world would be substantial, with Microsoft working so close with Novell….

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